Gmail by Google is a great email delivery provider and you can use it to send all your newsletter campaigns with Mailster. Since Gmail is not really built for sending marketing emails you have to consider a couple of things:
Handling Bounces with AmazonSNS
If you are sending your Campaigns with Amazon’s Simple Email Service you can use the regular Bounce option that comes with Mailster. If you like to have more control over bounces you should switch to AmazonSNS.
Using Multi language Newsletter with WPML
What you need Create your forms Create a form for each language you like to use. Translate the strings on the settings page to the specific language. Create translated Newsletter Homepages. If you haven’t created your newsletter homepage for your base language check out this article. You can quickly add the newsletter shortcodes from the […]
Send your Newsletters via Mailgun
Mailgun is a developer-friendly email provider and if you use Mailster you can use them to send your campaigns.
Send your Newsletters via SparkPost
With SparkPost you get a solid delivery provider and 100.000 15.000 * mails per month for free. There’s some setup required before you can use this service though.
Mailster and WooCommerce
If you are running your own shop with WooCommerce and would like to get your customers as subscribers to your newsletter campaigns check out the WooCommerce add-on available for free on the WordPress repo.
Send your Newsletters via Amazon’s SES
It’s really recommended to send your newsletters via a dedicated email service provider. One of the big players in this field is Amazon’s Simple Email Service (SES).
Track your clicks with Google Analytics
With Mailster you get many details from your subscribers: clicks opens, unsubscriptions, and bounces. If you watch your website’s visitors via an analytics system like Google Analytics or Piwik you can now track your newsletter campaigns with them too. I’ve released two free add-ons on the WordPress repository which are easy to set up.
How can I add a captcha to the sign up form?
Currently are two free plugins available: You can find them on the WordPress Plugin repo.